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  July 2013
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The Constellation of Great Montréalers: A new permanent art installation that will continue to grow

The Palais des congrès de Montréal is well known in the city for bringing together art and architecture in perfect harmony.

On November 22, 2012, as part of its 190th anniversary celebrations, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal unveiled a permanent art installation paying tribute to the members of the Academy who have contributed to the economic, cultural, scientific and social advancement of the Greater Montréal area. The new Constellation of Great Montréalers represents a tradition of recognition that began in 1988. Housed inside the multicoloured glass exterior of the Palais, along the lobby of Place Riopelle, it speaks to the outstanding achievements of men and women who are models of commitment and success, some of whom are members of the Palais Ambassadors Club! It is also an opportunity for Montréalers and visitors to get to know the people who shape our city.

The bluish wall display features 122 points of light that pay tribute to the Great Montréalers honoured thus far. This hi-tech art installation allows people to scan their smartphones over each point to retrieve information on the luminaries who have helped make Montréal such a dynamic city.

Come discover the Constellation and a host of other works by Québec artists displayed both inside and outside the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

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Since 1983, the Palais des congrès has been at the centre of a vibrant and innovative industry that draws several hundreds of thousands of business tourist from all over the world. [ Read more ]
 The Palais IT project: Moving forward!
In 2012, the Palais des congrès de Montréal undertook a major IT modernization project, making it a North American leader. [ Read more ]
 3rd annual Rendez-vous du Savoir
Over 3,000 participants contributed to the success of the 3rd annual Rendez-vous du Savoir, which ran from November 14 to 15 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
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9th floor, Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1H2, Canada
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